Autumn in painting

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« In Greek mythology, autumn began when Persephone was abducted by Hades to be the Queen of the Underworld. In distress Persephone’s mother, Demeter (the goddess of the harvest), caused all the crops on Earth to die until her daughter … Continue reading

Lady Lilith

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Dante Rossetti’s painting (Lady Lilith, 1866) and my floral pattern. Dante Rossetti painted as a model his mistress Fanny Cornforth but he changed it in 1872 and painted the face of Alexa Wilding. Rossetti wrote a sonnet dedicated to Lilith. … Continue reading

Victorian jewelry : The Romantic period (1837-1860)

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Regard ring, coral cameo, serpent brooch, heart locket, bow brooch, coral necklace, bird brooch, hand brooch and a photo of the Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (1859). The Romantic period (early Victorian reign, 1837-1860) celebrated and represented the love of … Continue reading

Pre-Raphaelite inspired photos (1)

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Pre-Raphaelism was a British artistic movement, born in the late 1840s, in London, during the Victorian era. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of three young students of the Royal Academy : William Holman Hunt (1827-1910), John Everett Millais (1829-1896) … Continue reading

Pre-Raphaelite delicacy

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Jules Frederic Ballavoine’s painting, pomegranate jewel, William Morris design and my photo of sea in Sicily. Pre-Raphaelism was a British artistic movement, born in the late 1840s, in London, during the Victorian era. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of … Continue reading